Anyone have leg/skin pain when taking Asacol?

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Ohana
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 89
   Posted 11/27/2007 9:59 AM (GMT -7)   
I started on Asacol this week and today I have awful pain in my heel/calf/back of my leg and lower back. It feels terrible and the skin on the back of my leg is hypersensitive. I don't see a rash, but am wondering if this is the Asacol. It did exacerbate my asthma just a bit and make my eyes a bit blurrier than they were from the CD already. I was hoping that I could work through those side effects but this leg pain is terrible. I feel like I have a blood clot!! Has anyone had this and has it gone away with time?
Dx'd CD in August 2007 - 42-yr-old wife and mom
Allergic to Entocort and Prednisone / Not sure what's next
Currently on Aciphex, probiotic, calcium and multi-vit; and Flovent (for asthma)


teddybearweiser
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Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 3042
   Posted 11/27/2007 10:21 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Ohana,
I would call your doctor asap or go to the ER. Especially if you have a blood clot.
TBW
Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital
in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.
 My GI doctor has me on Asacol, Dicyclomine,Imuran,Celebrex and Remicade. B-12 injection once a month.
My Internest doctor has me on Lisnopril-HTCZ and Folic Acid. Diagnosed
with Osteoarthritis July 2007
 


Nanners
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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 11/27/2007 11:18 AM (GMT -7)   
I have been on Asacol for a few years now and have never had any side effects.  I think you need to contact your GI and discuss these side effects with him.  Many have different allergies to different meds.  Good Luck!

Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.


MishBall2
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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 345
   Posted 11/27/2007 1:36 PM (GMT -7)   
no side effects from asacol at all.
32 years old. Diagnosed in 2002ish. 
Taking Asacol, Lomotil TID, and on Remicade since 2004. 
Lower Bowel area only, except for the short stint (about 2 weeks) that I had mouth sores.  Also have external/anal fistula and anal/vaginal fistula. 
 

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